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are facing a choice. approve the tax hike or deal with cuts to schools. ktvu's alex savage is here with one said could happen. >> reporter: if prop 30 goes down trigger cuts go into effect and schools might lose $6 billion. the governor said today there is no other option. >> vote yes on 30. >> reporter: he spoken san francisco. >> all these tax dollars are going to the schools. >> reporter: despite the poll showing support under 50%, the governor is confident. >> there are so many polls, if you read them you will have the optimism i do. >> reporter: today the california federation of teachers made a push for prop 30, hanging banners in berkeley but they call it scare tactics. a spokes men suggested they might lesson the blow to schools if 30 fails. >> they are automatic. that is another piece of total miss information. they cannot be changed unless the legislator wants to reverse it. >> reporter: he says he doesn't think the governor is bluffing. >> i don't see any other path other than to let the cuts kick in. k-12 already took a 20% hit since the recession. >> reporter: prop 30 has compe
have been without a contract for 16 months, and the east report uncovered by ktvu by questionable expenditures. some of those included a 4500 bill by a port official at a houston strip club, bills at massage parlors. in the hundreds of dollars, again, with public money. negotiations between workers and port authorities reached an impassion the pass june. the port wants workers to give back 15% of the salary and pay more for healthcare, but union workers say officials have lost credibility and authority to make those demands. >> they had lots of money that they were out spending $4500 at construction, and $5000, and clubs, and $500 haircuts. so they have money. they are trying to tell us they don't. snee in ? response, they say they are $1.3 billion in debt. spokesperson sent you the a statement, saying the employees union workers are the best compensated for their classification in the region. our young -- our union employees make 20% more. 0 the spokesperson said we are acting as thoroughly at possible to address allegations of improper port expenditures. coming up at 6:00 we wil
point richmond tonight, jana katsuyama, ktvu news. >>> the growing scandal over the port of oakland spending and accounting of money took another turn. the bay executive and directors are currently on paid leave the áf after our story account the -- paid leave after our story accounted discrepancies. today the second client on the document obtained bid ktvu also said they were not present at the club. hyundai merchant marine executive andrews told me that travel records show no hyundai employees were even in houston at the time. port officials declined to comment to ktvu siting an ongoing investigation. >>> the red cross is assisting a displaced san jose father and mother who will barely escaped an early morning fire. it broke out at this home on linda florez street in the city's bariesta neighborhood. the fire did some heavy damage. family members said they heard an explosion and felt the house shake before they saw the fire. >> there was an explosion and the kids came running and said there was an explosion in my room. we opened the door and there was smoke everywhere. >> report
from rooftops. live in san francisco. ktvu channel 2news. later we find out just how die hard some giant fansr. the length went to so they wouldn't miss out. >> developing news out of san francisco where two people have been shot in the tender loin district. we have seen at least one person being taken into custody. eric live there now and you just spoke with the witness to the shooting. >> reporter: we did. we spoke to a couple who said there are a lot of people coming to and from the giant celebration and everybody they say scattered when this shooting happened. you can see they have reopened the street here in less than an hour ago. this shooting happened right in the middle of this intersection. also just moments ago i got an update from police who confirmed that there were two people shot, two men, one has been release from the hospital but the others still there with life threatening injuries. we talked to a woman who watched this all happen from her window. she described two latino men who had been shot. it happened before three just as the giant was wrapping up their celeb
, john fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >> what sandy looks like from the international space station. we sped up the video to joy how the storm moved. nasa is following sandy with its satellites providing data to forecasters. >>> three central california beaches are back open after a deadly shark attack. those beaches are all off the coast of santa barbara county. the people were allowed back in the water this morning. remember we told you earlier this week a surfer died tuesday after he was bitten by what's believed to be a 15-foot great white shark. >> first responders from around the world are in ayla my da county for a training exercise. seems like this one from last year's event will play out across the bay area. 32 different s.w.a.t. teams from as far away as chicago, even brazil, will take part in various emergency response scenarios. the cities where it will be taking place include alameda and walnut creek. >>> a city in the east bay may cancel its 4th of july celebration. they voted against the july 4th fireworks. the city says the event attracted too many people from neighborin
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